Updates on Industrial Action & MAB Training
LUCU General Meeting & UCU Branch Delegates Meeting (BDM) Results
The results of the voting at our branch meeting combined with email responses were as follows (abstentions mean the results do not add up to 100%):
|Escalating strike action – 67%||MAB Jan 2023 – 35%||Immediate Re-ballot Yes – 76%|
|Indefinite strike action – 13%||MAB April 2023 – 42%||Immediate Re-ballot No – 6%|
At the Branch Delegates Meeting, our branch delegates cast LUCU’s votes as follows: for escalating strike action, for MAB April and for re ballot. The voting at the BDM was in line with LUCU voting and the results have now been released:
|Escalating strike action – 57%||MAB Jan 2023 – 26%||Immediate Re-ballot Yes – 91%|
|Indefinite strike action – 31%||MAB April 2023 – 56%||Immediate Re-ballot No – 4%|
Full question/answer text and results of the BDM can be found here.
The next steps are for the results from the BDM to go to the HEC on Thursday for consideration with the aim of a clear outcome from HEC on our next steps in the dispute. We will let you know as soon as we have the outcome.
Marking and Assessment Boycott (MAB) Training
We strongly encourage members to attend one of the two upcoming sessions on Marking and Assessment Boycott training. Please pre-register for one of the following 90 minute online training sessions held later today and Friday:
- Session 1 – Wednesday 11 January – 16:00 to 17:30 – Register here
- Session 2 – Friday 13 January – 10:00 to 11:30 – Register here